ADVISORY, Oct. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Youth INC, a nonprofit organization that aims to transform the lives of NYC kids through our unique venture philanthropy model that empowers the nonprofits that serve them, will Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell to conclude the Canaccord Genuity Trading Week For Kids with a goal of raising $400,000. In the past four years under Canaccord Genuity’s partnership, this single event has raised $3.4 million in support of the youth of New York City. Also being recognized at the event is Code/Interactive (C/I) a S.T.E.M organization and Youth INC Partner Nonprofit. Code/Interactive cultivates the potential of America’s youth by ensuring that all students have access to a high-caliber computer science education, entrepreneurship opportunities, and industry exposure.
In honor of the occasion, Rehana Farrell, Executive Director of Youth INC, and Bob McCooey, Youth INC Board Member and Senior Vice President of Nasdaq’s Listing Services unit will ring the Closing Bell along with the Youth INC staff, board, and students from the Code/Interactive program. Both Rehana Farrell and Bob McCooey will be available for interviews upon request.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, October 31, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Youth INC Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Youth INC
Youth INC's venture philanthropy model uses a rigorous screening process to identify the most promising nonprofits serving kids in New York City. Youth INC helps its nonprofit partners to develop robust fundraising capabilities, build a strong board, and establish metrics to increase and better illustrate their impact. Youth INC also issues capacity building grants that accelerate growth and drive sustainable scale. Over the life of their partnership with Youth INC, participating nonprofits experience an average increase of more than 170 percent in revenue, over 45 percent increase in Board size and, most importantly, over 160 percent increase in the number of youth served. Since 1995, our venture philanthropy model has helped raise over $65 million to transform over 140 nonprofits and improve the lives of more than 600,000 New York City youth. To learn more about Youth INC visit: www.youthinc-usa.org.
About Canaccord Genuity
Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets division of Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. (TSX:CF), offering institutional and corporate clients idea-driven investment banking, merger and acquisition, research, sales and trading services from offices in 10 countries worldwide. Our team of nearly 1,000 capital markets and advisory professionals has industry and transactional expertise in 18 key sectors of the global economy. We are committed to providing valued services to our clients throughout the entire lifecycle of their business and operating as a gold standard independent investment bank – expansive in resources and reach, but targeted in industry expertise, market focus and individual client attention. More information is available at: www.canaccordgenuity.com.
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